‘Stonewall’ legend lives on in stories, relics

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Posted: May 18, 2013

The Winchester Star

Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters Museum docents Caroline Wright (left) and Joanne Happ look over a portrait of Jackson featured in the museum. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson and his wife Mary Anna lived in this house at 319 N. Braddock St. during the Civil War.
A 16, Thomas Gold served as a member of the Stonewall Brigade during the Civil War. He was given one of the Stonewall Jackson medallions but never saw it — the medals were presented to brigade members on the day of his death.
This portrait of Stonewall Jackson hangs in the Stonewall Jackson Headquarters Museum at 415 N. Braddock St.


Local residents marveled at another brilliant military maneuver and Confederate victory at Chancellorsville during the Civil War, 150 years ago.

When news of the Union defeat in eastern…

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